Lois Mailou Jones - Today Show Interview. She was 92. Lois Mailou Jones. ow Lois Mailou Jones (November 3, 1905 – June 9, 1998) was an artist who painted and influenced others during the Harlem Renaissance and beyond, during her long teaching and artistic career. 1905-1998 Loïs Mailou Jones was an illustrator, fine artist, and educator who achieved distinction by fusing African and Caribbean influences with American abstraction and modernism.

Jones, Lois Mailou Lois Mailou Jones displaying her designs for textiles and painting an outdoor scene; an excerpt from A Study of Negro Artists, a silent film produced by the Harmon Foundation and released in the 1930s that features many artists active during the Harlem Renaissance. Lois was 92 years old at the time of death. Lois Mailou Jones, an American painter and an art teacher for almost a half century at Howard University in Washington, died at her home in Washington on Tuesday. Early life and education (1905–1928) Lois Mailou Jones was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Thomas Vreeland and Carolyn Jones.

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Her mother worked as a cosmetologist. Born Boston, Massachusetts Died Washington, District of Columbia born Boston, MA 1905-died Washington, DC 1998 Active in. Linked Open Data Linked Open Data URI. Her father was a building superintendent who later became a lawyer after becoming the first African-American to earn a law degree from Suffolk Law School. Jones was born on November 3, 1905, in Boston, Massachusetts. She was 92. Her artwork is displayed by important museums throughout the world. Lois Mailou Jones Birthday and Date of Death Lois Mailou Jones was born on November 3, 1905 and died on June 9, 1998. American. Paris, France; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Nationalities.